Neighbours battle back garden terrace

Dozens of neighbours have objected to plans to demolish a bungalow and build a terrace of four homes in its place. A planning application to knock down the bungalow in Deans Close, Woodingdean, and replace it with four houses has drawn 35 letters of objection from neighbours. The...

Yungblud to play Chalk in Brighton

Yungblud fans will get the opportunity to see their idol live in the flesh up close and personal in Brighton courtesy of Resident music who have, in conjunction with local promoters One Inch Badge, organised an outstore performances at Chalk in support of his forthcoming...
Posted On 30 Jun 2022 at 6:26 pm

Restaurants line up to take on empty city centre shops

More high street shops are set to become restaurants as relaxed planning laws continue to transform the city. Last week plans were submitted to turn two former shops in North Street, a hairdressers in Western Road and laundrette in Lewes Road into restaurants or takeaways. The...
Posted On 30 Jun 2022 at 5:38 pm

Neighbours speak out over extra bedroom planned for shared house in Brighton

Neighbours, councillors and a community group have objected to plans to enlarge a shared house in Brighton. The property’s owner, Anindita Sengupta, 42, of Bank Street, London, wants to add a single-storey rear extension and dormer in the roof of 184 Saunders Hill, Coldean. The...

Girl’s wheelchair stolen from garden in Bevendean

The theft of a teenage girl’s wheelchair from a family’s front garden has left a Bevendean family shocked. The distinctive black and blue slim wheelchair with pictures of spiders on both wheels belongs to Nabiha Chowdury, 15, who has epilepsy and chronic fatigue syndrome. It went...
Posted On 30 Jun 2022 at 3:56 pm

Taj to open two new Brighton stores

Taj the Grocer is preparing to open two new Brighton stores in the coming weeks. The independent supermarket, which specialises in groceries from around the world, is refitting the former Poundstretcher unit ready for an August opening. And it is also opening a new store on the...
Posted On 30 Jun 2022 at 3:03 pm

‘Oi Oi’ it’s farewell tour time for the Cockney Rejects

Rarely in the long history of British rock’n’roll has there been a story of such depth, magnitude and sheer turbulence as that of the Cockney Rejects. The band were formed in the late Seventies in East London as an answer to the art school punk that had dominated the scene up...
Posted On 30 Jun 2022 at 1:29 pm

Hammer-wielding thug jailed for threatening to kill Brighton family and burn down their home

A hammer-wielding thug has been jailed for 32 months for threatening to kill a Brighton family and burn down their home. Marcus Fraser, 28, of Grand Parade in Brighton, had a claw hammer when he was arrested on a bus on Tuesday 22 June last year. Fraser had threatened George and...
Posted On 30 Jun 2022 at 1:08 pm

Council warns public not to touch sick or dead birds amid avian flu outbreak

The council has warned people not to touch sick, dying or dead birds after confirmation that gulls have died of avian flu in Brighton. Last Thursday, Defra confirmed three gulls found dead in Brighton Marina between 13 and 19 June tested positive for the disease. Another 23 gulls...
Posted On 30 Jun 2022 at 12:05 pm

The Men They Couldn’t Hang announce Brighton concert

The Men They Couldn’t Hang (TMTCH) came together in 1984 to perform at the alternative music festival in Camden Town alongside the legendary Pogues and the Boothill Foot-Tappers. TMTCH came about as a result of Paul Simmonds, Philip ‘Swill’ Odgers and his...
Posted On 30 Jun 2022 at 12:02 pm
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